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Oct 1, 2012 5:09pm EDT
their test. >> reporter: anna nogosco is the director of education and advocacy for the organization and says citizenship is important for immigrants. >> you get to petition government for changes in policies that affect the community besides all other benefits that citizenship comes with, being able to travel freely. >> reporter: gomez has worked for howard university hospital 11 years. as a citizen she has her sights on other job opportunities. >> maybe i want to apply for another job. >> reporter: i'm jay jay, jc hayward hey -- jc hayward, 9 news now. >> to learn more you can go to >>> this is 9 news now. >> my scenes have all corroded on the frames and the doors are getting the same way. >> that was the complaint back in 2005 from residents living near alexandria's coal-fired power plant and today after decades of fighting that plant on the banks of the potomac officially closed its doors. peggy fox sat down with the woman who made it possible. >> this is from the power plant. you can see it's very black and you can see my hands are black from it. >> reporter:
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
directed nutrition education for pcrn. she says there are many sources of calcium and protein that don't contain the saturated fat and lactose or dairy sugar in milk. including broccoli,tofu, and colored greens. >> you can eat the green, leafy vegetables and get all the nutrients you need. >> the petition says that kids don't need milk and that's just really difficult and not true. >> carrie represents a dairy industry group that finds pcrm, antimilk campaign outrageous. >> if you want to make up the available calcium in one cup of milk, you would need 13 servings of pinto beans and 15 half cup servings of spinage to make up that available calcium. i don't think kids are going to eat that much. >> a spokesperson says they haven't heard from parents who want this kind of change and it's unlikely to happen. wcrm is targeting the general public with its message. running ads in the d.c. metro system that play on the let's move campaign to advocate moving milk and cheese out of school lunches. >> it's really a sensationalist ad campaign that has an animal rights agenda. it's not base
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. an immigrant from india, who worked two jobs. made big sacrifices to get his son and daughter educated in this country. he was shot and killed as he pumped gas on connecticut avenue on october 3, one of three people killed that morning, a fourth was killed that night. his son, andrew, talked with us this afternoon. >> it's been a long time. we miss my dad. >> give me a memory or thought, what was he like? >> he was a bigger guy. he was a gentle giant. he works hard. i mean, came from another country. he did things me and my sister can't accomplish. he gave us opportunities we couldn't have. he was 17. it's very, very hard to see how somebody who is not your father has such an influence on you to make you do things you shouldn't be doing. when i was 17, i never thought about going around and doing some attacks on good people, you know. >> you've been watching us, told the washington post he was a monster, he felt like scum. this young man doesn't want to hear it. we heard that from a lot of people today. they are not in the mood for forgiveness. we talked to the wife earlier by phon
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